Monday, 7 September 2015

How to Use Ginger for Motion Sickness:

Ginger in any forms like fresh raw, dried, powdered, juice, oil, pills, capsules, tea, candies, drinks, sweets, cookies, etc. relieves the sickness. Here are some methods which you can follow to get rid of the motion sickness.

Method – 1: (Ginger)

  • Take a small and fresh piece of ginger root and wash it off thoroughly.
  • Then peel the skin and cut it into slices.
  • Now chew these ginger pieces one by one throughout the journey/day to get rid of the motion sickness.
  • Or you can take this any supplement form or dried extracts like capsules, pills, powders or teas or in any liquid extract like tinctures, ale, etc.
  • Or you can use this ginger in your diet like chewing candies or crystallized ginger, adding them in your cooking and soups or salad dressings or cookies like ginger snaps, etc. in your daily diet to get some additional stability to face the motion sickness.
  • Continue this everyday to fend off the motion sickness.

Method – 2: (Ginger Tea)

  • Take a medium piece of fresh ginger root and cut this piece into 10 – 12 slices.
  • Then take a pot and pour about a quart of water in it and now place these slices in that pot filled with water.
  • Put this on stove and boil it well for about 10 – 15 minutes by stirring it occasionally.
  • Then turn off the heat and strain this water in a cup or mug.
  • Allow it to get few seconds and add 2 tablespoons of honey or maple syrup or lemon juice to sweeten the tea.
  • Drink this tea to get relief from the motion sickness and also if possible carry this tea in hot to wherever you go for a trip to prevent motion sickness.
  • Regularize this drinking process before starting and on the journey to prevent and get complete relief from the motion sickness.

Method – 3: (Ginger with Black Horehound and Chamomile)

  • Take 2 tablespoons of grated ginger and a tablespoon each of black horehound and chamomile. Both of these (Black horehound and chamomile) help to settle down the nerves with its volatile oils and hence provide relief from the motion sickness.
  • Add these to 2 cups of water and stir it well is pan a bowl or pan.
  • Then place this pan on stove and boil it till the water in it reduces to half.
  • Now strain the tea and let it sit for few minutes to get cool.
  • Drink this tea warm 30 minutes before starting the trip and also have a sip while travelling whenever you feel nauseous.
  • Continue this process to get relief from the motion sickness.

Method – 4: (Powdered Ginger)

  • Take half a teaspoon of powered ginger and add this to a glass of water.
  • Mix it well and drink this solution 20 minutes before travelling.
  • Or you can mix the powdered ginger in apple juice and drink this by adding a little of sugar in it.
  • Or you can take 2 capsules of powdered ginger or pack some ginger snap cookies or ginger candies or keep ginger ale or ginger syrup on hand when you’re on journey and have this in your travel to prevent the motion sickness and nauseous feel.

Method – 5: (Ginger Juice)

  • Take a fresh large piece of ginger and chop it into pieces.
  • Place this in a juicer and juice it properly.
  • Then place this ginger juice in refrigerator and use this juices in the teas, soups, sauces, stews or any other fruit or vegetable juices.
  • Stir it well and drink this daily and also store this in bottle and use it as you feel necessary while you’re in journey to settle the troubled tummy and relieve you from nausea, vomiting and other symptoms of motion sickness.

Method – 6: (Ginger with Lemon Juice)

  • Take a teaspoon each of lemon juice and ginger juice and stir it well.
  • Drink this before starting departure to prevent the motion sickness.
  • Follow this whenever you go for journeys especially long journeys.

Ginger Ale Motion Sickness:

Ginger ale is a carbonated and hydrating soft drink that was flavored with ginger and used to treat the motion sickness very effectively. But remember that to shake all the gas out there nothing like a nice gas bubble in the stomach to turn off the nausea into vomiting. This uses a cultured ginger and fresh ginger mixture to create a natural fermented and fizzy soda. Ginger ale (or commercial ginger beer) has significant strong ginger taste that treats the nausea.

Method – 1:

  • Take a saucepan and place 3 cups of water in it and place it on the stove.
  • Then add 2 inch piece of fresh ginger (minced) root, 1/2 cup of organic sugar, a tablespoon of molasses (if needed) and 1/2 a teaspoon of sea salt or Himalayan salt in it.
  • Stir it well and bring to boil and then simmer this mixture for about 5 – 7 minutes till the sugar dissolves completely and the mixture starts smelling like ginger.
  • Now remove the pan from the heat and add 5 cups of water and allow it to get cool for few minutes.
  • Add 1/2 cup of fresh lemon or lime juice in it and 1/2 cup of homemade ginger bug into it.
  • Stir it well and transfer this to a 2 quart glass mason jar with a tight fitting lid on it.
  • Place the lid on it and leave it on for 2 – 3 days till the carbonated and transfer it to the fridge.
  • Remember that use of whey will cause it to ferment more quickly and this will take less time. Also it should be bubble and hiss like a soda when you open the lid of the container. This depends on the strength of the culture or the temperature of your house or the sugar added to it.
  • The mixture finally should smell like ginger and slightly has yeast/ fermentation and should be fizzy. But make sure that it should not be too carbonated as this will cause too much of pressure and finally result in exploding jar.
  • This mixture should be strained completely and transferred to the Grolsch style bottles before you put it in the fridge.
  • Make sure to strain the drink before serving this and enjoy this to get relief from the motion sickness.
  • Try to take this bottle to wherever you go for your journey to prevent the motion sickness.

Method – 2:

  • Take 1 ½ ounces of fresh and finely grated ginger, 6 ounces of sugar and 1/2 cup of water in a 2 quart of saucepan.
  • Place this on the stove and set it over medium – high heat.
  • Stir it well until the sugar has to be dissolved completely and then remove it from the heat.
  • Cover and steep it for about an hour and then pour this syrup by using fine mesh strainer over a bowl by pressing down the mixture to get all the juice out from the mixture.
  • Chill this liquid by placing over the ice and set it in the refrigerator, uncovered, till at least room temperature 68 – 72˚F.
  • Then use a funnel and pour this solution into a clean 2 liter plastic bottle and then add 1/8 teaspoon of active dry yeast, 2 tablespoons of freshly squeezed lemon juice and 7 cups of water in it.
  • Place the cap on the bottle and gently shake it to combine the liquid thoroughly.
  • Leave this bottle at room temperature for about 48 hours and then open it to recheck for the desired amount of carbonation that you refrigerate the ginger ale.
  • If it got properly carbonated then refrigerate this for up to 2 weeks by opening the bottle at least once a day to remove or let out the excess carbonation.

Dosage of Ginger for Motion Sickness:

The minimum dosage for an adult is 250 mg and the doses will range from 500 mg to 940 mg that has been used in clinical trials for motion sickness. Particularly for motion sickness, ginger should be taken at least 30 minutes before departure. It is just the recommended dosage but always check with your doctor or pharmacist before starting these pills. Strictly go with the advice of your health care practitioner if you’re pregnant or nursing women or children before starting this ginger as a treatment for motion sickness.

Ginger Chews for Motion Sickness:

Ginger chews are one of the candies that help to get rid of the motion sickness. Have these candies on hand whenever you have a journey to prevent the motion sickness, nausea, headache and its other symptoms. Suck a piece of this candied ginger or crystallized ginger that available in the grocery and health food stores. Here are few ginger chew recipes which you can try at home and have it on your journeys to prevent the motion sickness.

Method – 1:

  • Take 1 ounce of fresh ginger (peeled and chopped), 4 teaspoons of coconut oil, 1/2 cup of honey, 3/4 cup of organic sugar, 12 drops of organic ginger essential oil and 18 drops of organic lemon essential oil.
  • Take coconut oil and fresh ginger in a saucepan and warm it over the low heat for about 20 minutes.
  • Then remove it from the heat and strain out the ginger.
  • Combine this infused oil by adding honey and sugar over medium – medium high heat.
  • Then bring this to a boil and cook it by stirring occasionally till it reaches 245 on a candy thermometer.
  • While coking this, you have to prepare 9X5 loaf pan by lighting the coconut oil and when this ginger mixture reaches 245 then remove it from the heat.
  • Stir it well till the bubbling stops and then mix both the essential oils by pouring it into the prepared pan.
  • Allow it to cool for about 30 – 60 minutes and then remove the chew from the pan.
  • Cut down it into equal pieces and wrap it in a natural waxed paper to store it in an airtight container.
  • This will be kept fresh for up to 6 weeks (without getting spoiled) and you can use 2 chews as single servings, for every 2 – 4 hours or else up to 8 per day.

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